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Director of Nursing (LPN/RN)

Company: Cedarhurst
Location: Frankfort
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Can you be a real, true friend? Is it your nature to be open, listen deeply, know your heart, respond genuinely, and care as only a real friend cares? If so, we want to meet you. Cedarhurst, a regional healthcare provider and true friend of older adults, seeks a service-minded, career-oriented individual to join our team as a full-time Director of Nursing at our Cedarhurst of Frankfort community. As a Director of Nursing, you will have to opportunity to connect with, and positively impact the lives of, our residents daily! You will be responsible for ensuring the provision of quality nursing care in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations while efficiently and effectively leading your care staff team. In addition, you will promote the physical, personal, and emotional well-being of each resident and work with the Executive Director, as well as other community leadership, and care staff teams to strive to reach the ultimate goal, which is to return the resident to their maximum level of self-care and independence, when possible. As a Director of Nursing, working with the Executive Director, you will impact the lives of our residents by - Ability to oversee the delivery of quality care and services to our residents in compliance with the regulations pertaining to care plans and resident assessments.
Develop and implement nursing service objectives, policies, and procedures in coordination with organizational goals and objectives, in accordance with Federal and State regulations.
Strive to maintain safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment and the achievement of safe working practices.
Provide nursing coverage and assistance when needed.
Assess residents and potential residents for appropriate levels of care.
Manage and coordinate the work of all nursing and care staff, communicating pertinent resident health and safety information.
Must remain flexible and have the ability to work weekends as Manager on Duty, when necessary. To become a Director of Nursing, you will need - Associates or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Nursing and current state license for LPN or RN is required at all times, with 3+ years of nursing experience preferred.
At least three (3) years of nursing experience in a senior care community with proven leadership and organizational skills is preferred.
Working knowledge of best person-directed care practices for seniors, including those with dementia preferred.
Must possess a current CPR certification at all times
Must be able to meet all physical demands of the job which includes, but is not limited to: seeing, speaking, touching, walking, standing, bending, reaching overhead, crouching/kneeling or crawling, as well as the ability to regularly lift/move up to 50lbs independently and up to 100lbs with assistance.
Comply with all personnel policies, community policies & procedures, as well as State & Federal regulations and standards.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven experience in staffing, leading, developing, and retaining a strong resident care team.
Must possess a proven ability conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times with the ability to effectively perform conflict intervention and resolution for residents, families, employees, and others as needed.
Ability to work well with others and take direction from management, as well as take initiative - willing to go above and beyond to ensure our residents needs are met and they are comfortable in their living environment.
Self-motivated to accomplish identified goals with a strong sense of accountability for results.
Proficiency in computer applications such as: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), Electronic Health Record systems (EHR), such as Caremerge
Must possess knowledge of state regulations regarding senior living care, as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior living. When considering a career with Cedarhurst, please understand that - Our core values describe our expectation that every team member will be Passionate, Trustworthy, Empathetic, Positive, Respectful and Approachable - and in every way a real, true friend of those we serve.
To be a Cedarhurst team member means you're devoted to doing The Friend's Work: In your every effort, you reassure, energize, and inspire older adults in Cedarhurst.
Cedarhurst believes that its team is its greatest asset. For this reason, we provide our team members with extensive training as well as personal and career development opportunities.
Cedarhurst believes in promoting from within. We seek team members who wish to grow with us.
Cedarhurst offers a competitive benefits package including medical insurance coverage, life insurance, long-term disability coverage and a 401(k) Plan with company match (after 1 year of service).
Cedarhurst considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory COVID-19 vaccine program, participating in testing requirements (COVID-19 and TB) and using designated PPE when required. Salary Range: $75,000 - $80,000 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: Cedarhurst, Chicago , Director of Nursing (LPN/RN), Executive , Frankfort, Illinois

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